Female Health Concerns

Women’s Health & Wellness

Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States. Women of any age can have heart disease. But your risk goes up sharply after menopause.  There are many resources to help the following link  has many resources: Heart Disease

The following link has topics designed especially for women’s  physical, mental and emotional wellness. Link

 

Eating Healthy

For some simple suggestions about eating a healthy, balanced diet, check out the “New American Plate Concept” from the American Institute for Cancer Research. This concept suggests you fill your plate with two-thirds or more of vegetables, fruits, whole grains or beans and only one-third or less of animal protein. This simple principle can guide you toward healthier eating. For more details, visit http://www.aicr.org/site/PageServer?pagename=reduce_diet_new_american_plate.

Stress

Stress can take a toll on our health causing anything from eating disorders to heart diseases.

From 75 to 90 percent of primary care visits are for stress-related issues.

Lower your stress by finding time for both exercise and relaxation each day.

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